Grade Range: 6-12Resource Type(s): Reference MaterialsDate Posted: 7/7/2008
Students will learn about the lawyers who argued for and against segregation in the Supreme Court, the arguments that they used, and the importance of Chief Justice Earl Warren and the final decision in the Brown v. Board of Education case. The Decision: A Landmark in American Justice is the fifth section of the online exhibition entitled Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education.
Multimedia instruction, Museum education
Lessons & Activities
In 1974, Boston's court-ordered busing plan became one of the most visible and controversial exam...
Almond, James Lindsay Jr., Wilson, Paul E., NAACP, Hayes, George E. C., civil rights, Robinson, Spottswood W. III, Davis, John, Redding, Louis L., Brown v. Board of Education, racism, Greenberg, Jack, Legal Defense Fund, desegregation, Carter Robert, Segregation, Young, H. Albert, Supreme court, Marshall, Thurgood, Korman, Milton, decision
A fictional story with historic background and photographs depicting students during the period o...
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